2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L25.5

Unspecified contact dermatitis due to plants, except food

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • L25.5 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM L25.5 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L25.5 - other international versions of ICD-10 L25.5 may differ.
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as L25.5. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • nettle rash (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L50.9

    Urticaria, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    L50.9
    )
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (L25.5) and the excluded code together.
  • allergy NOS due to pollen (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J30.1

    Allergic rhinitis due to pollen

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Allergy NOS due to pollen
    • Hay fever
    • Pollinosis
    J30.1
    )
The following code(s) above L25.5 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to L25.5:
  • L00-L99
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range L00-L99

    Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue

    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • lipomelanotic reticulosis (I89.8)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    • systemic connective tissue disorders (M30-M36)
    • viral warts (B07.-)
    Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
  • L20-L30
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range L20-L30

    Dermatitis and eczema

    Note
    • In this block the terms dermatitis and eczema are used synonymously and interchangeably.
    Type 2 Excludes
    • chronic (childhood) granulomatous disease (D71)
    • dermatitis gangrenosa (L08.0)
    • dermatitis herpetiformis (L13.0)
    • dry skin dermatitis (L85.3)
    • factitial dermatitis (L98.1)
    • perioral dermatitis (L71.0)
    • radiation-related disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L55-L59)
    • stasis dermatitis (I87.2)
    Dermatitis and eczema
  • L25
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L25

    Unspecified contact dermatitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • allergic contact dermatitis (L23.-)
    • allergy NOS (T78.40)
    • dermatitis NOS (L30.9)
    • irritant contact dermatitis (L24.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • dermatitis due to ingested substances (L27.-)
    • dermatitis of eyelid (H01.1-)
    • eczema of external ear (H60.5-)
    • perioral dermatitis (L71.0)
    • radiation-related disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L55-L59)
    Unspecified contact dermatitis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Contact dermatitis due to plant
  • Contact dermatitis due to plants
  • Contact dermatitis due to poison ivy
  • Contact dermatitis due to poison oak
ICD-10-CM L25.5 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 606 Minor skin disorders with mcc
  • 607 Minor skin disorders without mcc

Convert L25.5 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to L25.5:
  • Dermatitis (eczematous) L30.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L30.9

    Dermatitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Eczema NOS
    • contact (occupational) L25.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L25.9

      Unspecified contact dermatitis, unspecified cause

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Contact dermatitis (occupational) NOS
      • Contact eczema (occupational) NOS
      • due to
        • plants, non-food L25.5
    • due to

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L25.5
L24.8 Irritant contact dermatitis due to other agents
L24.81 Irritant contact dermatitis due to metals
L24.89 Irritant contact dermatitis due to other agents
L24.9 Irritant contact dermatitis, unspecified cause
L25 Unspecified contact dermatitis
L25.0 Unspecified contact dermatitis due to cosmetics
L25.1 Unspecified contact dermatitis due to drugs in contact with skin
L25.2 Unspecified contact dermatitis due to dyes
L25.3 Unspecified contact dermatitis due to other chemical products
L25.4 Unspecified contact dermatitis due to food in contact with skin
L25.5 Unspecified contact dermatitis due to plants, except food
L25.8 Unspecified contact dermatitis due to other agents
L25.9 Unspecified contact dermatitis, unspecified cause
L26 Exfoliative dermatitis
L27 Dermatitis due to substances taken internally
L27.0 Generalized skin eruption due to drugs and medicaments taken internally
L27.1 Localized skin eruption due to drugs and medicaments taken internally
L27.2 Dermatitis due to ingested food
L27.8 Dermatitis due to other substances taken internally
L27.9 Dermatitis due to unspecified substance taken internally
L28 Lichen simplex chronicus and prurigo

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